Thel, Rhône

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Thel
The landscape of Thel
The landscape of Thel
Coat of arms of Thel
Coat of arms
Thel is located in France
Thel
Thel
Coordinates: 46°06′59″N 4°22′40″E / 46.1164°N 4.3778°E / 46.1164; 4.3778Coordinates: 46°06′59″N 4°22′40″E / 46.1164°N 4.3778°E / 46.1164; 4.3778
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Rhône
Arrondissement Villefranche-sur-Saône
Canton Thizy-les-Bourgs
Area1 10.27 km2 (3.97 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 316
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 69247 / 69470
Elevation 547–905 m (1,795–2,969 ft)
(avg. 780 m or 2,560 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Thel is a former commune in the Rhône department in eastern France.

History[edit]

On 1 January 2016, Cours-la-Ville, Pont-Trambouze and Thel merged becoming one commune called Cours.

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